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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, September 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Petite Picasso
Join us for some creative, open-ended art activities with your little one. We use crayons, markers, glue, clay, paint, and lots of other recycled materials to create little masterpieces! Things can get messy, please consider appropriate attire.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Maker Monday
Teens will join forces to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math through fun and creative projects!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 25
@ 4 p.m.
Kid's Book Club!
Join us Monday afternoon for Kid's Book Club! Kids in grades 3-5, ages 8-11 enjoy reading aloud the chosen book for the month. Our September choices are: Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate Dicamillo Little Rhino: My New Team by Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard The Twits by Roald Dahl At the end of the month we will enjoy snacks as we discus the book and help choose what to read next in October!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Painting with Balloons
Weather Permitting we will be out on our back patio creating art by throwing paint balloons at canvases! Come make art with us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Time!
Board games of all types and all skill levels will be available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 26
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Classes
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Age: 4–12 year olds Presented by Projectart Every Wednesday, September 13 – May 30 3:30-4:30 PM…
West Farms LibraryAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 1 p.m.
Mango Languages!
¡Ven y únete a la familia West Farms mientras aprendemos a dominar un nuevo idioma usando Mango Languages! Un instructor estará presente para ayudarle a utilizar el programa.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 3:15 p.m.
DYCD NYJTL Leaders for the Future
Exploring Service Learning through various projects!
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 28
@ 3:15 p.m.
DYCD NYJTL Leaders for the Future
Exploring Service Learning through various projects!
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wii Gaming
Teens, come compete in your favorite Wii games.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 5 p.m.
Game Zone
Adult and young adult patrons are invited to join us as we play Wii, Xbox 360, and PS3 at the library. The program will be held in the basement. It's game time!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 5 p.m.
Library Hotspot Lending Program
Library HotSpot Program The Library HotSpot Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed internet services. In order to participate in the Library HotSpot Program, you must regist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, September 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Playtime Hour!
Bring your toddler to West Farms Library to iteract with other toddlers while playing fun learning games like puzzles, building blocks, legos and much more. A time to learn about sharing and playing together. At the end we play the clean up song which gives your child a chance to learn responsibilities.
West Farms LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 3 p.m.
Genealogy at West Farms
Join the West Farms team as we utilize NYPL research databases to map out our family trees, investigate family connections, and find lost friends and acquaintances.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, September 29
@ 3 p.m.
Anime
Watch anime in the Teen Center! Mob rules when picking the show and episode...
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, September 29
@ 3 p.m.
WordBingo!
Test your vocabulary with a game of WordBingo and make a sentence with each winning word to win an extra computer appointment!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 29
@ 4 p.m.
Spelling Bee Contest!
Test out your spelling skills and join us every Friday for a spelling bee contest. Win the spelling bee contest using the five daily posted "word of the day" for that week and earn your three stickers on the spelling bee contest chart! ,Whoever has gained the most stickers by July 17th will win a prize!
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 30
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Board Games
Pick a new game or an old favorite!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 2
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, October 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Maker Monday
Teens will join forces to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math through fun and creative projects!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 3
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to introduce and excite you about the nature of the world around them. Make predictions, perform experiments and draw conclusions as they explore different types of solids, liquids and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 3
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, October 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Story Time
Who doesn't love being read to? This will be a time for teens to forget the pressures of school and life, listen to stories, play games, sing songs and do wacky crafts.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 4
@ 4 p.m.
Crochet Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn how to create crochet patterns and use crocheting techniques!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 5
@ 5 p.m.
Game Zone
Adult and young adult patrons are invited to join us as we play Wii, Xbox 360, and PS3 at the library. The program will be held in the basement. It's game time!
West Farms LibraryAdults
Sat, October 7
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Board Games
Pick a new game or an old favorite!
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 10
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, October 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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